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Milton Keynes Smartgo travel scheme launch date set

A new programme is being launched in Milton Keynes that will provide local employers and their staff with a range of travel benefits and services to help make commuting and business travel cheaper, easier and more sustainable.

The Smartgo Milton Keynes business travel network has been developed and co-ordinated by specialist sustainable travel consultancy, Go Travel Solutions with support from Milton Keynes Council and Volkswagen.

It will be launched to local businesses at a free event from 12-2.30pm on 24 February 2014 at DoubleTree (StadiumMK) in Milton Keynes.

Andrew Bannister, Chair of the Smartgo Milton Keynes steering group and head of group environmental management at Volkswagen Group (UK) Limited said: “Smartgo Milton Keynes is an initiative which combines two things close to our hearts – promotion of smart, efficient transport, and the sustainable economic growth of our UK home city. We are delighted to be able to support it.”

Keith McLean, cabinet minister for transport at Milton Keynes Council, said: “Our aim is to give ?people across ?Milton Keynes the widest choice possible when it comes to travel and to offer affordable and healthier solutions. Smartgo Milton Keynes will help to deliver this to local businesses and residents alike and I’m delighted that Milton Keynes Council are able to support this.”

 

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